The R-C Morning Report |

The R-C Morning Report

by Kurt Hildebrand

The Business Council of Douglas County, Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce and The Record-Courier are sponsoring a town hall debate in the two races for county commission. Challengers Frank Godeck and Barry Penzel will face off with incumbents Doug Johnson and Mike Olson tonight starting at 6 p.m. in the CVIC Hall. Former commissioner Jacques Etchegoyhen will moderate. The doors open at 5 p.m.

I saw workers covering the former Riverwood flattop in the north county with a black material that could well be the promised grindings. Whatever they’re doing, it’s to keep the big pile where it is when the wind blows.

An 18-year-old Gardnerville man faces up to a decade in prison this morning in connection with 19 burglaries committed in Indian Hills on the evening of July 9. He and a juvenile took bicycles from a garage and entered vehicles looking for change and cigarettes, Centeno said when he admitted the thefts in August.

California Highway Patrol is working an accident at Highway 395 and Lundy Lake Road near Bridgeport. A Prius reportedly hit a deer at about 6:01 a.m. There’s no report of any human injuries.

We should see mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 75 degrees today. The wind will pick up in the afternoon 5-15 mph. The next chance for a freeze is Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

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